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Palm sugar is obtained from


A
Phoenix sylvestris
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B
Borassus flabellifer
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C
Caryota urens
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D
All of the above
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Solution

The correct option is D All of the above
Phoenix sylvestris also known as silver date palm, sugar date palm or wild date palm. The fruit from this palm species is used to make wine and jelly. The sap is tapped and drunk fresh or fermented into toddy. The fresh sap is boiled to make palm jaggery in West Bengal state of India and Bangladesh.
Borassus flabellifer, the Asian palmyra palm, toddy palm or sugar palm, is native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It is also a sugar palm.
Caryota urens is a species of flowering plant in the palm family from the Indian subcontinent and southeast Asia, where they grow in fields and rainforest clearings. It is also one of the sugar palms.
Thus, the correct answer is option D.

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